Lace Event USA: The 63rd International Organization of Lace, Inc. (IOLI) Convention – July 17-23, 2016

The 63rd International Organization of Lace, Inc. Convention
Theme:  Indy 200: Race to Make Lace
(celebrates the 200th anniversary of Indiana statehood and the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500 race)
Host: Lafayette Lacemakers, Inc.
Dates: July 17-23, 2016
Place: Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing
8787 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, IN 46240
Rates/day: $119 per night single/double – $129 triple, $139 quad (plus taxes and fees)
Reserve online at 2016 Hotel Reservations or by phone at 1-888-627-7814.
Request the “IOLI Lace Convention” rate.  IOLI room rate available until June 16 for rooms booked for the full term of the convention.
Conference Web Site:
Registration:  Opens February 22, 2016
Send ration form to:  IOLI C/O Barbara Bulgarelli
17875 Rocco Drive, Macomb, MI 48044-1650 USA
Registration fee $180 for IOLI members, $230 for non-members. ‘Mini-registration’ for any one day of the convention, $25 for IOLI member, $30 for non-members. Required if taking a Wednesday or Saturday class only. Registration Form Beginning Bobbin Lace
Class fees are separate.
Refunds (except for $50) will be given for cancellations prior to May 15, no refunds afterward, but you may designate a substitute attendee.   IOLI members have preference in class assignments.
Barbara Bulgarelli,  or
Carolyn Regnier, 2016convlocalreg@internationalorganizationoflace.0rg

Class List  (

Pre-convention Saturday and Sunday  $25
SSA01 Kathy Kauffmann, Beginning Bobbin Lace, 12 hours

SA001 Allie Marguccio, Mastering the Bolster Pillow. 6 hours

30 hour class (M T W Th F. AM & PM) $430
AW101 Laurie Waters. Needlelace Practicum

24 Hour Class (M T Th F, AM & PM) $350
AP202 Ulrike Voelcker, Barjac Ombrée
AP203 Mariña Rugerio, Hinojosa

15 Hour Morning Class (M T W Th F) $215
A401 Josée Poupart, Deciphering leaves and Tallies

12 Hour Morning Classes (M T TH F) $175
A501 Kathy Kauffmann, Continuing Flanders/Beginning Binche
A502 Holly Van Sciver, Bedfordshire, Lester, and Continuing Floral Bucks
A503 Susie Johnson, Beginning/Continuing B ucks Point, Withof, UFOs, and More
A504 Louise Colgan, Milanese
A505 Allie Marguccio, Basic Skills in Idrija Lace
A506 Bobbi Donnelly, Tønder Lace
A507 Susan Wenzel, ‘s Gravenmoerse Lace
A508 Sandi Woods, The Silk Root
A509 Sylvie Nguyen, Russian Tape Lace
A511 Marion Jones, Carrickmacross
A513 Kelli Slack, Lace Knitting, Beyond the Basics
A514 Marilee Rockley, Tatting-Amoeba

15 Hour Afternoon Class (M T W Th F) $215
P401 Josée Poupart, Wire Bobbin Lace

12 Hour Afternoon Classes (M T TH F) $175
P601 Kathy Kauffman, Continuing Flanders/Beginning Binche
P602 Holly Van Sciver, Bedfordshire, Lester, and Continuing Floral Bucks
P603 Susie Johnson, Beginning/Continuing Bucks Point, Withof, and More
P604 Louise Colgan, Hungarian Tape Lace
P605 Allie Marguccio, Exp;loring the Use of Color in Idrija Lace
P606 Bobbi Donnelly, Tønder Lace
P607 Susan Wenzel, Invisible-Adding and Removing a Color Worker and Then Some
P608 Sandi Woods, The Silk Root
P609 Sylvie Nguyen, Schneeberger Lace
P611 Marion Jones, Carrickmacross
P613 Kelli Slack, If You Can Knit, You Can Knit Lace! – Knitting Lace Shawls
P614 Marilee Rockley, Tatting – Cool Circles

6 Hour Wednesday, all day Classes $85
W701 Ulrike Voelcker, Blonde or Continuing Barjac Ombrée
W704 Bobbi Donnelly, Lace Cuff
W705 Susan Wenzel, Torchon Christmas Ornament
W706 Sandi Woods, Carrots, Parsnips, and More!
WA707 Kelli Slack, Introductionj to Wire Knitting

3 Hour Wednesday, AM Class $43
WA801 Mariña Reguerio, Drafting Torchon Lace P atterns & Diagrams

3 Hour Wednesday, PM Class $43
WP801 Mariña Reguerio, Drafting Hinojosa Tapes

3 Hour Saturday Classes $43
S901 Laurie Waters, Overview of Computer Resources for Lace
S903 Marilee Rockley, Tatting-Beaded Path

Special Presentations
Tuesday July 19 following dinner, “Spain and Spanish Laces” Mariña Regueiro
Wednesday July 20 7:00 PM, “Scientific Advances in Lace Textile Studies”, Laurie Waters
Wednesday July 20 8:00 PM, “From Pounds of Clothes to Nearly Naked”, Kate Henry


Tours, Wednesday:
Tour A: Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Tour B: Indianapolis Museum of Art 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

The IOLI is by far the largest lace organization in the United States. A detailed agenda for the convention can be found at The annual general meeting is Thursday, 6:30 to 8:00 PM, and the conference banquet is on Friday, 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
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